Home care in Maplewood, MN

  • 2375 Ariel St. N.
  • Suite A
  • Maplewood, MN 55109

Our Director of Nursing at BrightStar Care of St. Paul

Providing RN oversight on every case from day one

Kathleen Tester, RN

KathleenTesterHow long have you been a Nurse?
I have been a Registered Nurse for over 15 years. I received my nursing degree from Normandale Community College, in Bloomington, MN.

What experience do you bring to BrightStar Care®?
I began working in the nursing field as a Nursing Assistant in long term care facilities and then I went to school to be an LPN. I continued my education and pursued my RN degree and started my RN career in a Long Term Care Facility, working with clients of all skill levels. This experience helped me realize that helping people stay at home was what I was passionate about. I have over 10 years of experience as a Charge Nurse and in Case Management in Home Care and am excited to bring that experience to BrightStar Care of St. Paul as Director of Nursing. I strive to develop the BrightStar Care staff to their full potential and focus on clinical excellence for my clients.

What aspect of your job are you most passionate about?
I am very passionate about allowing seniors the security and the dignity to live at home and live life to their fullest and providing their families with the peace of mind of knowing their loved one is being well cared for by providing quality individualized care to each and every client.

I provide A Higher Standard of Care for our BrightStar Care® clients by...
Ensuring that the staff is trained and competent in best practice techniques so that BrightStar Care can provide our clients with the highest quality experience.

If you have questions about how RN oversight works at BrightStar Care of St. Paul, or if want to speak with our Director of Nursing, please call us at (651) 770-8427.